september, 2020

01sep7:00 pm10:00 pmRide The LightsFree event suitable for all ages

Event Details

The traffic free preview evening of the six miles of the world famous Blackpool Illuminations! Enjoy a traffic free evening cycling the Promenade from Bispham to Starr Gate and back and marvel at the famous lights. Stop off at the Comedy Carpet where there will be various stalls and entertainments. It’s a great evening for all the family and you’ll see plenty of bikes and all sorts of illuminated transportation!

One of the most magical nights in our events calendar when, for one night only, the six miles of Promenade will be closed to give thousands of cyclists an opportunity to get a sneak preview of the Illuminations before the official switch-on. Free event suitable for all ages.

In order to keep safe, there are a few things to remember:

All bikes must have a minimum of one white light at the front and one red light at the back.

It is highly recommended that all participants should wear a cycle helmet.

A responsible adult must accompany all children.

Please be aware that the tramway will be operatinal throughout the ride, take special care in the area around North Pier/Metropole Hotel
Marshalls and First Aiders will be on hand along the route.

Bike Doctors and support vehicles will be on hand to look after breakdowns.

The road will re-open to traffic at 10pm. Please try to plan your ride to reach your destination by this time, and be aware of traffic after this time.

Ride The Lights


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Blackpool Comedy Carpet

Tower Festival Headland, Promenade, Blackpool FY1 1AP